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Glass Arts

We are excited to announce the addition of a Glassblowing Program!

This initiative is a grassroots, nonprofit endeavor that will be the only one of its kind for miles around. Community interest in glassblowing is overwhelming, and the Tyler Park Center for the Arts Glassblowing Program will welcome all skill levels in classes, workshops, and individual studio use. Donate to this initiative by clicking here.

We also offer various Glass art workshops through out the year!

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Let us know how you would like to be involved!

Member & Donor Art Show

Member and Donor Art Show : An Annual Exhibition of the creative works of TPCA Members. All work accepted. Join us next year! Read more

2018 Cash awards recognizing an emerging and professional artist were selected by Juror  Stacie Speer Scott. Stacie is an artist and educator whose paintings and collage works are widely shown in Philadelphia and Bucks County galleries and exhibitions. She is the recipient of several major awards, among them are the Thornton Oakley Award for Watercolor and Phillips Mill Awards for Painting. Also known for her energized teaching processes, Scott facilitates programs for various education, healthcare and cultural institutions including the Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA.

Winner: Emerging Artist – Barbara Konchak, Jewelry Artist

Winner: Professional Artist – Jim Graham, Glass Artist

Jim Graham: Glass #2 $650
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Barbara Konschak: Crochet Rope with a Lamp Work Cabochon and Bead $185

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donations for Special Events

We appreciate your artistic efforts for TPCA fundraising events – Please fill out this form to let us know what you are submitting. Read more

Partnership Links

Tyler Park Center for the Arts maintains partnerships with the following organizations, and is actively developing relationships others on an ongoing basis. Read more

 

~ The Bucks County Area Agency on Aging

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.

 

~ Arts and Cultural Council of Bucks County

The Council promotes collaboration, communication, and advocacy on behalf of arts and culture throughout the region. The ACCBC keeps artists engaged in educational experiences, provides venues for meaningful arts dialogue, strengthens community arts awareness, and maintains ongoing involvement in advocacy initiatives through exhibition opportunities, events, performances, workshops, and forums. The Council works with businesses, cultural organizations, and area artists to further promote the arts and, in turn, enrich and inspire the entire community.

 

~ A Woman’s Place

Founded in 1976, A Woman’s Place (AWP) is the only domestic violence community benefit organization in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. AWP provides a full range of programs and services to individuals experiencing domestic violence, their children, and the community,

 

~ Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Home to nearly 2,000 businesses in and around Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Strong alliances of business and culture, profit and non-profit, established and emerging. To do business in Bucks County, membership in the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce is an essential and powerful tool.

 

~ Bucks County Visitors Association

Official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, Pennsylvania and serves to create economic impact and support hospitality-related organizations in the County. The tourism office is one of the leading economic development agencies in Bucks County generating nearly $1 billion in economic impact for the County by promoting the region to visitors. Visitor spending in Bucks County not only fuels the local economy, but supports 12,000 jobs.

 

~ National Guild for Community Arts education

The National Guild for Community Arts Education strives to ensure all people have opportunities to maximize their creative potential by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and advocating for community arts education.

 

~ AIR – Artists in Residence of Bucks County

AIR is  dedicated to fulfilling its mission of exposing children to the arts by bringing professional visual, performing and literary artists to regional schools. They recognize the importance of art in children’s lives. Exposure to the arts improves a child’s ability to think, express themselves and succeed academically. This exposure to the arts will lay the foundation for the next generation of artists, musicians and writers – in a sense, the next generation of leaders and visionaries.

 

~ Northampton Senior Center

Through partnerships with other local senior centers, they offer discounted and free workshops, classes and community opportunities.

 

~ New Hope Arts

Showcasing the work of contemporary artists in the Lambertville/New Hope area and Delaware Valley region. We seek to engage and enrich our local community through a broad array of programming that furthers the heritage of New Hope as a vital regional arts center.

 

~ The Rainbow Room

LGBTQA Youth ages 14-21- safe and supportive environment and addresses health and social issues.

 

~ Artsbridge

Artsbridge, one of the oldest nonprofit artist groups in the Delaware Valley. They gather on a volunteer basis to provide a better public understanding of the arts and make arts available to all segments of the community through education, exhibition and performance.

 

~ Bucks County Community College

Partnering with their 3D department and Glassblowing departments.

 

~ New Hope Celebrates

Brings people together to share in a celebration of our history, diversity and the inclusiveness in the community.

 

~ Arcadia University’s Annual “Empty Bowl Dinner”

TPCA donates 150 handmade pottery bowls for this annual fundraiser to end hunger.

 

~ Girl Scouts of Eastern PA

Building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

 

~ Beads for Life

Creating sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of poverty by connecting people worldwide in a circle of exchange that enriches everyone. A member of the Fair-Trade Federation that works to fight extreme poverty in Uganda

 

~ Norwester Readers

Nor’wester Therapy Dogs: Canine Assisted Learning Program uses registered therapy dogs to enhance the educational environment so that children are motivated to work on a wide range of academic skills.